The Sydney Writers’ Festival Live and Local program is returning to the Empire Theatre on Friday 4th May to Sunday 6th May.
As part of the free event, headline events from Sydney Writers’ Festival will be live streamed to the Empire Theatre’s Supper Room from 10am to 5:30pm (May 4 – May 6). While watching the talks, the audience will be able to actively engage with the Festival by submitting questions to on stage writers through Twitter and SMS.
Authors featured include bestselling writer Jane Harper (The Dry and Force of Nature), Reuters, BBC and Al Jazeera foreign correspondent Peter Greste (First Casualty) and Jeremy Heimans, co-founder of GetUp! (New Power: How Power Works in ourHyperconnected World).
Also featured are authors and broadcasters Gareth Evans, Julia Zemiro, Robert E Kelly, Sarah Furguson, and Emily Wilson and Annabel Crabb.
Full details regarding session information and streaming times is available at www.empiretheatre.com.au
Please note all patrons will be required to check in via QR Code when attending the theatre.
Increased hygiene facilities and social distancing measures are in place including COVID safe seating in the auditoriums, contactless payment preferred, and extensive contact tracing policies required for all patrons.
We encourage and support the use of the COVID Safe App. For more information on the Empire Theatre COVID Safe operations please visit the COVID Safe page of our website.